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Dwelling

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Dwelling’s meaning is defined according to its use. As a noun it describes a physical structure where a human resides and finds shelter, and as a verb, its meaning extends to designate human’s being-in-the-world (Dasein), a definition given...

Bentham, Jeremy (1748–1832)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Jeremy Bentham (February 15, 1748–June 6, 1832) was an English philosopher, economist, and reformer most prominently associated with the ideas of utilitarianism and nineteenth-century prison reform. After training as a lawyer Bentham became...

Design and Build

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Design and build is a project delivery method circumventing usual bidding processes in construction. Approaches include contracting with a single professional contractor for both design and build services, or when an owner commissions...

Post Occupancy Evaluation (POE)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Post Occupancy Evaluation (POE) was coined by Donald Canty in the 1980s as a means for architects to assess their work through the input of building users. By conducting surveys, questionnaires, and observations of a building in use, future...

Synagogue Design

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Synagogues are meetings places for followers of the Jewish faith who honor one God through following the instructions in the Torah (their holy book). Today there are variations between Orthodox Jews (who literally interpret sacred texts...

Lines to Make Space

Flow : Interior, landscape and architecture in the era of liquid modernity

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2018

Book Chapter

...A horizontal line is drawn across a page. This divisive act creates space. Actually, make that two spaces. We call what falls below the line earth and what floats above, sky. The horizon line indicates...

Environmental typography

Gavin Ambrose

Gavin Ambrose is an author, educator and practising graphic designer whose client base includes the art sector, galleries, publishers and advertising agencies. He has written and designed numberous books on graphic design, branding and packaging. He currently teaches the Graphic Design BA at the University of Brighton. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Paul Harris

Paul Harris is a journalist and teacher, and former Director of the Christian Meditation Centre in London. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Visual Dictionary of Typography

AVA Book, 2010

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Gadamer, Hans-Georg (1900–2002)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Hans-Georg Gadamer was a German philosopher interested in hermeneutic theories of understanding and how they could be used to explain aesthetic understanding in language, literature, and art. A pupil of Heidegger, Gadamer adapted...

Principles of Sustainable Dwellings and Community Design

The Handbook of Design for Sustainability

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

Book Chapter

...Environmentally Friendly Dwellings In recent years, governments and construction associations around the world have begun to establish standards for sustainable building practices. These standards go beyond national building codes,...

Chicago World’s Columbian Exposition (1893)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...The Chicago World’s Columbian Exposition, 1893, the second major exhibition in size and significance held in the United States, celebrated the four hundredth anniversary of Columbus’s arrival in the Americas. The Exposition, financed...